Building anEco-Friendly Fleet

Managing vehicle emissions can represent a key – and highly visible – component of an effective environmental
stewardship effort. However, it can be hard for companies with medium-size fleets to take advantage of environmental
best practices.

That’s why Enterprise Fleet Management now offers a set of programs and initiatives to help customers manage the
“carbon footprint” of their fleets. We’re ready to work with you – to ensure that your fleet becomes part of the solution.

Vehicle Cycling/
Fleet Optimization

You manage what you measure.
It’s the fundamental principle of
fleet optimization. We can work
with you to manage your fleet in
eco-friendly ways.

Emerging Fuel and
Engine Technologies

You might be surprised at how the
latest fuel and engine
technologies can help address
your fleet’s environmental impact.

Offsetting Greenhouse
Gas Emissions

We provide today’s fleet
operators with a practical means
of offsetting their vehicles’
greenhouse gas emissions and
reducing the impact of their fleet
on the environment.

Fleet Emission
Footprint Analysis

As a commercial operation, you
may have limited opportunities for
reducing the environmental
impact of your fleet, but we can
help you maximize the options
you have.

1.Vehicle Optimization

You manage what you measure.

It is the fundamental principle of fleet optimization – getting all the data you need to make smart decisions about
vehicle cycling. Traditionally, the formula focuses on factors such as acquisition cost, maintenance expenses and
residual value.

Enterprise Fleet Management can help you add a comprehensive environmental dimension to your vehicle-cycling
decisions. We have the expertise to measure:

  • Current fleet emissions

  • Improvements in
    fuel efficiency

  • Direct & indirect
    remediation costs

2.Fuel Technologies

You might be surprised at the impact of the latest engine technologies on environmental performance:

FlexFuel vehicles running on E85 fuel (a blend of 85
percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline) or biofuels
can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 20
percent compared with traditional engines.

Hybrid engines can deliver up to 40 percent better fuel
efficiency than their counterparts that are powered by
gasoline alone.

But new engine technologies have important limitations too. For example: Alternative fuels – such as E85 – may
not be widely available in your fleet’s service area. In addition, your costs for acquisition, maintenance
and resale can differ significantly compared with traditional vehicles.

Enterprise Fleet Management offers you the benefit of unmatched experience with emerging fuel and engine
technologies. Today, Enterprise companies own the largest fleet of FlexFuel vehicles in the world, along with
thousands of gas-electric hybrids. Our expertise can help you make smart decisions about when and where to
deploy new engine technologies.

3.Offsetting Emissions

Verified greenhouse gas offsets can provide an
appealing option for fleet operators, who would
otherwise have few practical ways to reduce the
impact of their vehicle emissions.

In essence, these offsets are contracts to invest in
projects and technologies that remove carbon dioxide
from the atmosphere.

Enterprise Fleet Management can help you purchase these offsets through a trusted third-party partner, TerraPass.
TerraPass invests in alternative energy projects – such as energy from wind farms and the mining of methane gas
from landfills – to remove harmful greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.

When you opt in to our offset program, you can help address the greenhouse gas emissions created by your fleet
vehicles. And Enterprise Fleet Management, through our company’s charitable foundation, will match a portion of
each customer’s greenhouse gas offset purchase. Collectively, the company’s foundation has pledged up to $1 million
annually as part of our customer match program.

4.Fleet Analysis

As a commercial operation, you may have limited options for reducing the environmental impact of
your fleet. After all, low-emission, fuel-efficient engines are not widely available on service vehicles
such as cargo vans, step vans and medium-duty trucks.

Even taking steps to balance or mitigate your fleet’s emissions can be a challenge – particularly if
you don’t have the resources to measure the carbon footprint of the vehicles you operate.

Enterprise Fleet Management can simplify the
benchmarking process for you.

We work in partnership with a respected provider to offer you an accurate report on vehicle emissions – tailored to
your fleet’s unique composition and driving conditions.

This data can then be used to influence fleet management choices, such as vehicle selection/replacement or the decision
to participate in an emission offset program.

For more information on this program contact your local account manager or your local Enterprise Fleet Management office, or
visit efleets.com.


When you do business with Enterprise Fleet Management, you are partnering with a
corporate family that takes environmental stewardship very seriously.

Beyond our aggressive efforts to build a fuel-efficient, low-emissions fleet, we have made
substantial long-term investments in systemic efforts to address environmental challenges.
These include:

  • A LEED™-certified “Green Building” –

    to house Enterprise Fleet Management’s National Operations Center.*

  • Research funding for alternative fuels –

    a $25 million grant to create the Enterprise Institute for Renewable Fuels at the Donald
    Danforth Plant Science Center, renowned center with expertise in plant oils.

  • The 50 Million Tree Pledge –

    a $50 million gift that created an innovative partnership with the National Arbor Day
    Foundation and the U.S. Forest Service to underwrite the planting of 1 million trees a year for
    50 years in national forests across the U.S., Canada, and Europe.

While we do not expect our efforts to provide a total solution, we do believe that they are making a difference. We
welcome the opportunity to work in partnership with you to build a more sustainable future for our communities –
and for the world.

* Silver certification awarded in 2005 by the U.S. Green Building Council as part of its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
(LEED) program – for following a variety of environmentally friendly construction practices.